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The impurity of radioiodinated triolein
  1. J. A. Kennedy1,
  2. J. D. Kinloch2
  1. Department of Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary


    Commercially supplied radioiodinated triolein has been shown by thin-layer chromatography and silicic acid column chromatography to contain impurities, consisting mainly of diglycerides and monoglycerides, but also a small amount of free fatty acid. The effect of these impurities on the radioiodinated triolein absorption test requires further investigation.

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    • 1 Present address: Department of Medicine, Graduate Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

    • 2 Present address: Department of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, 4.